Universal credit and covid-19

An uplift is crucial to preventing more LGBTQ+ young people from experiencing homelessness during the pandemic. Read more

New government lockdown support: rough sleeping and evictions

The government have announced that it will be providing a further £10 million to house those experiencing rough sleeping and to ensure that they are registered with a GP to receive Covid vaccinations, in line with local vaccination plans. Read more

LGBT History Month 2021

Are you part of a school, organisation or network that would like to book a speaker to mark the month? We’d love to offer a virtual session on what the month means, and an insight into the work we do at akt! Read more

Everyone In: statement from akt

We are extremely disappointed to hear that the Everyone In scheme won’t be returning despite a third national lockdown. Read more

Vacancy: Part-time Fundraising Manager (Trust and Foundation Giving)

We're looking for a part-time Fundraising Manager (Trust and Foundation Giving) Read more

December update from akt ceo tim

Tim looks back at the inspiring moment from a challenging year. Read more

Vacancy: Fundraising Manager (Corporate and Individual Giving)

akt is looking for a Fundraising Manager (Corporate and Individual Giving) Read more

Support over the Festive Period

If you need support over the festive period, you are not alone. Read more

akt's Virtual Christmas Tree!

Our virtual tree full of your lovely messages is now live! Read more

Young black men in London are '19 times more likely to be stopped and searched'

Stop and search disproportionately impacts young black men who are rough sleeping by often forcing them to move along and preventing them from receiving support from services Read more

akt’s response to the new Home Office immigration rules and deportations

akt’s response to the new Home Office immigration rules and the deportation of non-UK national rough sleepers Read more

akt's reaction to High Court ruling on puberty blockers

We're extremely worried to see the recent judgement on trans young people’s access to what can be life-saving healthcare. Read more

november update from akt ceo tim

Our CEO Tim gives an update on our work Read more

akt x DOM&INK

We caught up with akt supporter and Bolton-born illustrator, DOM&INK for a chat about the importance of community, wellness tips to manage lockdown and his own creative journey. Read more

Crafternoon with akt

Feeling crafty? Host an online fundraiser by inviting friends and family to join you for a virtual crafternoon session! Read more

akt-ify your browsing and shopping

Support akt when you're shopping and browsing! Read more

Peer Mentor (North-East, remote)

Our peer mentoring programme aims to bring together young LGBTQ+ people with shared experiences to offer support in a space where you are both accepted and understood. Read more

akt Manchester Day

Today is akt Manchester Day! Read more

an update from our services team

The pandemic has presented numerous challenges for the Services team at akt. Read more

october update from akt ceo tim

An update from Tim. Read more

Fang-tastic ways you can support LGBTQ+ young people this Halloween

The £10 you might have spent on a costume this year could help keep a young person safe! Read more

International Pronouns Day 2020

This Wednesday is International Pronouns Day - we've put together a guide on pronouns Read more